Read London Reviews for New York-Bound Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Starring Oscar Nominee Lesley Manville

The Verdict   Read London Reviews for New York-Bound Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Starring Oscar Nominee Lesley Manville
 
Olivier-winning Manville is joined by Oscar winner Jeremy Irons in the Eugene O’Neill drama; they'll bring their performances to BAM this spring.
Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville
Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville Hugo Glendinning

Richard Eyre’s Bristol Old Vic production of Long Day’s Journey Into Night officially opened at Wyndham’s Theatre in the West End February 6. The production stars Oscar winner Jeremy Irons and Phantom Thread Oscar nominee Lesley Manville.

Following the London engagement, the Eugene O’Neill drama will play Brooklyn Academy of Music May 8–27 with a Los Angeles run expected to follow.

Read reviews for the Richard Eyre-helmed production’s London bow below.

Evening Standard (Henry Hitchings)

Financial Times (Sarah Hemming)

The Guardian (Michael Billington)

The Times (Dominic Maxwell)

Radio Times (Ben Dowell)

Completing the Tyrone family in the London staging are Mathew Beard, Rory Keenan, and Jessica Regan. No word yet on whether the three will reprise their performances alongside Manville and Irons in the U.S.

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